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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

The Ashmolean Museum is the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678-1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave Oxford University in 1677. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011 new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were also unveiled.

# Episode Title Description People Date Media Files
1 The Five Pillars of Islam Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art at the Ashmolean discusses The Five Pillars of Islam using objects from the Oxford University Museums. Dr Francesca Leoni 20 Nov 2013
  • (90.95 MB)
2 Xu Bing: Documentary A short documentary about artist Xu Bing, created by the Ashmolean Museum for Art and Archaeology. Xu Bing 07 May 2013
  • (125.62 MB)
3 Xu Bing: The Kind of Artist I Am Chinese Artist Xu Bing gives a talk on the subject of his art and the kind of artist he is. Xu Bing 22 Apr 2013
  • (42.49 MB)
  • (319.64 MB)